MariaDB 10.9.1, 10.8.3, 10.7.4, 10.6.8, 10.5.16, 10.4.25, 10.3.35 and 10.2.44 now available

The MariaDB Foundation is pleased to announce the availability of MariaDB 10.9.1, the first Release Candidate (RC) in the MariaDB 10.9 series, MariaDB 10.8.3, the first Generally Available (GA) release in the MariaDB 10.8 series, MariaDB 10.7.4, the second Generally Available release in the MariaDB 10.7 series (all maintained for one year from their first GA release dates), as well as MariaDB 10.6.8, MariaDB 10.5.16, MariaDB 10.4.25, MariaDB 10.3.35 and MariaDB 10.2.44, the latest stable releases in their respective series. …

MariaDB 10.8.2 RC and MariaDB 10.7.3, 10.6.7, 10.5.15, 10.4.24, 10.3.34 and 10.2.43 now available

The MariaDB Foundation is pleased to announce the availability of MariaDB 10.8.2, a release candidate in the MariaDB 10.8 series, MariaDB 10.7.3, a Generally Available release in the MariaDB 10.7 series (maintained for one year), as well as MariaDB 10.6.7, MariaDB 10.5.15, MariaDB 10.4.24, MariaDB 10.3.34 and MariaDB 10.2.43, the latest stable releases in their respective series.

These primarily fix a problem in last week’s releases when manually running mariadb-upgrade. See MDEV-27789, and the release notes and changelogs for details. …

MariaDB 10.8.1 RC and MariaDB 10.7.2, 10.6.6, 10.5.14, 10.4.23, 10.3.33 and 10.2.42 now available

2022 is off to a flying start and there are seven new MariaDB Server releases to kick things off. The MariaDB Foundation is pleased to announce the availability of MariaDB 10.8.1, the first release candidate in the MariaDB 10.8 series, MariaDB 10.7.2, the first Generally Available release in the MariaDB 10.7 series (maintained for one year), as well as MariaDB 10.6.6, MariaDB 10.5.14, MariaDB 10.4.23, MariaDB 10.3.33 and MariaDB 10.2.42, the latest stable releases in their respective series. …

MariaDB 10.8.0 preview releases now available

Following up on our announcement of the new release model, first used in 10.7.0, we are pleased to announce that the MariaDB Server 10.8.0 preview releases are now available.

Maturing MariaDB more quickly

One of the purposes of the new model is to get features into the hands of users more quickly, in a form which supports stability by allowing the new feature to be more easily tested, separate from other new features being developed at the same time.

Candidate features for MariaDB 10.8

The features available in the preview releases, and therefore under consideration for release in 10.8.1, are:

  1. MDEV-4989 mysqlbinlog GTID support
  2. MDEV-10654 Stored Procedures INOUT Parameters
  3. MDEV-11675 Lag free ALTER TABLE in replication
  4. MDEV-13756 Descending indexes
  5. MDEV-14425 InnoDB redo log improvements
  6. MDEV-17554 Auto create partition
  7. MDEV-26519 JSON Histograms
  8. MDEV-26713 Windows – Improved i18n support
  9. MDEV-27106 Spider Storage Engine Improvements
  10. MDEV-27265 Misc.